Xiamen Train

Xiamen North Railway Station

Being operating from April 2010, Xiamen North Railway Station is 8 miles (13 kilometers) from Gaoqi International Airport, 14 miles (23 km) from Xiamen Railway Station, and 7.4 miles (12 kilometers) from Gaoqi Railway Station. It is an important transportation hub which Connects Fuxia (Fuzhou - Xiamen) Line, Xiashen (Xiamen - Shenzhen) Line, and Xialong (Longyan - Xiamen). The station operates bullet trains only. At present, trains from there run to Beijing, Shanghai, Fuzhou, Wuhan, Chongqing, Nanjing, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and other cities.

Address: Houxi Town of Jimei District

To the south of the railway station, there is a square, where a bus stop is located at the southwest corner of the square. Xiamen BRT no. 1 goes passed the station, with an interval of two to three minutes. Airport shuttle bus is available in the north railway station; one can easily reach Gaoqi airport when they arrive at the station by train. To the west direction of the station, Houxi Long-distance Bus Station is under construction now. Once this is completed, it will be easier for passengers to go to nearby cities. Passengers need to pay attention when getting off from the underground exit, to the west one can reach BRT no. 1 and the bus stop; while to the east they can reach the taxi stand and tourist bus.

There are more than ten ticket windows in the ticket office. Besides, twenty self service ticket machines and ten ticket collecting machines are available for passengers. For waiting rooms, there is a main waiting room about 12,000 square yards (10,000 square meters), a 1,800 square yards (1,500 square meters) waiting room for teams, and a 1,800 square yards (1,500 square meters) one for mother – and – baby as well as the disabled.

Left luggage service is available in the station square. The price depends on the size of the luggage, but it wouldn’t exceed CNY 10 for each piece per day. Besides, the Wal-Mart in the station has free lockers.


Timetable of the main trains through Xiamen North:


 Major rail lines from this station to:

(Last Update on Nov 13, 2018)
ToNos.DurationTicket Fare (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
G242, D3216, D3142, G1676...
81 departures from 07:07 to 21:34
1h24m - 2h6mCNY 101/ 63
Shanghai Hongqiao
D3142, G1652, D3136, D3208...
22 departures from 08:06 to 23:35
5h11m - 8h25mCNY 621/ 328
Hong Kong
G3001 at 10:063h54mCNY 408/ 255
Beijing South
G322, G324, G356 from 07:19 to 10:5911h16m - 11h25mCNY 1,347.5/ 803.5
D3142, G1676, D3136, D3296...
8 departures from 08:06 to 15:36
7h00m - 10h54mCNY 646/ 404
Hangzhou East
G1680, D3142, G1676, D3218...
32 departures from 07:55 to 23:35
4h20m - 7h12mCNY 416/ 261
Chongqing North
D2232 at 07:3914h36mCNY 958/ 599.5
Changsha South
D2608, G1688, G1684, G1694 from 08:17 to 15:466h17m - 7h36mCNY 504/ 315
G2046, D2232, D3274, D3288...
6 departures from 07:07 to 14:44
7h14m - 7h56mCNY 505/ 316.5
Shenzhen North
D2315, D2339, D681, D3333...
41 departures from 07:42 to 19:59
3h13m - 3h58mCNY 288/ 180
D6678, D6571, D6405, D6409...
19 departures from 07:28 to 21:30
0h57m - 1h36mCNY 77/ 48.5
Nanchang West
G2046, D2232, D2608, D3274...
14 departures from 07:07 to 18:53
4h33m - 5h42mCNY 335/ 209.5
D3216, D3142, D3218, D3166...
25 departures from 08:00 to 23:35
4h37m - 5h56mCNY 424/ 238
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.
See more Xiamen Train Schedule 


 How to get to the railway station:
By subway: Take line 1 to the North Railway Station directly.
By bus: Take bus No. 690, 691, 692, 790, 792, 890, 898 Express, 901, 905, 907, 936, 943 Express, 949, 950, 953, 957, 980, BRT 1, and Airport Shuttle Bus North Station Line and get off at North Railway Station.
By taxi:
1. It takes 25 minutes and costs CNY 45 from Gaoqi International Airport.
2. It takes 20 minutes and costs CNY 35 from Gaoqi Railway Station.

 How to get to famous sites:
1. Jimei School Village:
Take bus No. 901 and get off at Longzhouchi.
2. South Putuo Temple:
Take bus No. 943 Express and get off at the West Village of Xiamen University, and then walk along Yanwu Road to West Yanwu Road to the crossroad, and you’ll see it.
3. Gaoqi Railway Station:
Take bus no. 953 and get off at Gaoqi Railway Station.
4. Gaoqi International Airport:
a. Take Airport Shuttle Bus North Station Line at North Railway Station.
b. Take metro line 1 to Dianqian Station, Exit 4B. Then transfer to bus no.755 to Taigusushe. Walk north around 950 meters to arrive at the airport.
- Last modified on Nov. 05, 2018 -
Questions & Answers on Xiamen North Railway Station
Asked by PE ONG from MALAYSIA | Nov. 02, 2018 08:47Reply
going to nanan for ancestor village 'kooi hong ' village, how to go Nanan from Xiamen international
Answers (2)
Answered by Sami | Nov. 03, 2018 00:48

No idea of "Kooi Hong" village. From Xiamen to Nanan, you could take train from Xiamen or Xiamen North to Quanzhou.
Answered by cpeong from UK | Nov. 04, 2018 17:50

thanks, manage to get my cousin to pick me from xiamen, their 48 rooms house was built by my father, so let them paid some dividends 😂😂😂
Asked by May from MALAYSIA | Oct. 25, 2018 21:41Reply
Query transport to travel to Fuzhou
(1) Flight will arrive Xiamen airport at 11am with 2 pax (1 adult and 1 child), what is the convenience and cheapest to travel to Fuzhou?
(2) How to travel Xiamen airport to Fuzhou by train?
(3) Do you have to pruchase ticket in advance?
(4) Can purchase ticket upon arriving at the airport?
(5) Where to get the ticket? Can get ticket at airport?
(6) Can arrive Fuzhou at 1pm?
Answers (1)
Answered by Joshua | Oct. 26, 2018 03:08

You need to use the rail service. Most of the high speed rides will go from Xiamen North Station. You can take the airport shuttle bus to reach the North Station and then take the rail. It is recommended to buy the tickets in advance as they sold out sometimes on the travel date. To buy a ticket or collect a ticket on spot, the airport would not work, only railway station.

It is not possible to reach Fuzhou at 1pm. It may take you around 1 hour at the airport for the immigration, about 1 hour for the shuttle bus to North Station (waiting and transfer). You also need at least 1 hour for the ticket collection or buying a ticket at railway station.
Asked by May from MALAYSIA | Sep. 24, 2018 23:28Reply
Transport from Xiamen airport to Pingtan
Will arrive at Xiamen intl airport on 16 Dec, 2018, around 11am, with 5 pax, what is the straight/faster way to travel to Pingtan?
Answers (1)
Answered by Jeanne | Sep. 30, 2018 00:13

I read that there is bus to Pingtan taking around 3.5 or 4 hours. There seems a bus around 1pm at Fanghu bus station and Jimei bus station, not sure if you are able to get it.

If not, you may go to the railway station by bus first and then take the high speed ride to Fuqing. Finally change to the bus to Pingtan.
Asked by soh from SINGAPORE | Sep. 21, 2018 16:55Reply
City bus from Xiamen North railway to Zhongshan Road
What is the city bus that goes directly from Xiamen North Railway Station to Zhongshan Road? How much is the bus fare?
Answers (1)
Answered by Thomson | Sep. 22, 2018 01:06

You could take metro line 1, get off at Zhenhai Rd. The journey takes about 50min, costs CNY7.
Asked by soh from SINGAPORE | Apr. 07, 2018 18:55Reply
Can I take train from Shantou to Xiamen? If so, which railway station should I alight?
Answers (1)
Answered by Nellie | Apr. 07, 2018 21:33

I think there is no direct rail service between Shantou and Xiamen. You may need to take a bus or taxi to Chaoshan station first and then take a high speed train to Xiamen. Some of the rides stop at Xiamen Railway Station and some use the North Station. You can choose the one you need based on the schedule.
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